Last night, Stuart Weitzman put the paddle to the metal in support of ovarian cancer research, hosting a charity ping-pong tournament and silent auction in New York. All proceeds from the event will be presented to Dr. Marsha Moses of Boston’s Folkman Research Institute, who has been doing pioneering research to help squash the disease.
From noon to 2 p.m. tomorrow afternoon, shoe designer Stuart Weitzman will be at Saks Fifth Avenue for an exclusive meet and greet to discuss the ins and outs of his Resort 2013 collection. Saks will donate 10 percent of all events proceeds to Fashion 4 Development, a global initiative in support of the United Nations Milennium Development Goals. For more information or to make an appointment, call (212) 940-2401.
Stuart Weitzman and Gilt gift the public with an exclusive pop-up to celebrate the 5050 boot’s 20th birthday.
Stuart Weitzman and Gilt last night launched a digital pop-up to fete the 20th anniversary of the brand’s 5050 boot. Starting today customers have access to a 20-piece capsule collection on www.5050bootcamp.com. Available for 20 days only, the collection includes the classic 5050 staples (black nappa, black patent and navy suede) as well as some exclusive styles: zebra calf hair, sea crystal calfskin, black goosebump nappa, cognac leopard calf hair and studded tan nubuck and Swarovski pave. Prices range from $598 to $10,000.
Some women care for their shoes as they would their children. Jessica Seinfeld has gone one step further. This fall, the Baby Buggy founder and mother of three has teamed up with Stuart Weitzman to raise money for its cause with the launch of three limited edition boots named after her children.